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Neuroscience for Teachers: Applying Research Evidence from Brain Science

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £18.99
Expertly unpacks, in an easy-to-read and instantly useable way, what every teacher needs to know about the brain and how we really learn - and what that suggests for how they should teach.

What Is Discourse Analysis?

Paperback, 20/06/2013, £22.99
What is Discourse Analysis? provides an accessible introduction and practical guide to discourse analysis in the social sciences and related disciplines. It traces the role of discourse analysis from daily social interactions to how it can be successfully applied to research projects.

Conducting Case Study Research for Business and Management Students

Paperback, 05/12/2017, £25.99
This concise and practical guide explores the use of case studies as a method for conducting research in a business and management Masters dissertation.

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination 2e

Paperback, 18/01/2018, £29.99
In combining a critical, philosophical approach with an expertly selected body of practical examples, the Second Edition of Chris Hart's landmark text provides both the intellectual understanding and the technical skills required to produce sophisticated, robust literature reviews of the very highest standard.

Basics of Item Response Theory Using R

Hardback, 18/05/2017, £99.99
This graduate-level textbook is a tutorial for item response theory that covers both the basics of item response theory and the use of R for preparing graphical presentation in writings about the theory.

Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School

Paperback, 15/04/2012, £37.95
In this latest and most important collaboration, renowned educators Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan set out a groundbreaking new agenda to transform the future of teaching and public education. Ideas-driven, evidence-based, and strategically powerful, this combats the tired arguments and stereotypes of teachers and teaching.

Applying Indigenous Research Methods: Storying with Peoples and Communities

Paperback, 16/01/2019, £39.99
Applying Indigenous Research Methods is an interdisciplinary showcase of the ways IRM can enhance scholarhsip in fields including education, Indigenous studies, settler colonial studies, social work, qualitative methodologies and beyond.

Critical Statistics: Seeing Beyond the Headlines

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £22.99
Awarded the 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. This accessible and entertaining new textbook provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to understand the barrage of numbers encountered in their everyday lives and studies.

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology: A Practical Guide 2ed

Paperback, 27/12/2018, £36.99
Beginning with ethics and quality and moving through to literature reviews, methodologies, analysis and writing up research reports, this 'how to' manual introduces the reader to foundational concepts and the key skills they need to complete their qualitative psychological research project.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application 5ed

Paperback, 20/04/2018, £96.00
Written by authors with extensive experience in the field and in the classroom, the fifth edition of this text includes updated research and coverage of current issues, using real life-examples and case law discussions to define and explore forensic psychology.

Do it Yourself Social Research

Paperback, 15/08/2011, £26.99
A best selling methodology book for almost three decades, Do It Yourself Social Research helps researchers incorporate all other relevant stakeholders including clients, students, professional staff, community groups, and other novice researchers into the research process in a no-nonsense, hands-on fashion.

Doing a Literature Search: A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Paperback, 15/05/2001, £29.99
This book provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences.

From Postgraduate to Social Scientist

Paperback, 18/02/2006, £30.99
Suitable for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences, this book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 4ed

Paperback, 01/05/2014, £38.99

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Paperback, 01/10/2000, £33.99
Helps students grasp the concepts and provides them with a 'toolkit' for carrying out their own projects. This book is divided into data-gathering and analytical sections, and covers the main methods used in psychology for each of these purposes. It includes exercises, worked examples of statistical tests, and self-assessment questions.

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology

Paperback, 16/12/2005, £31.25
Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course is a concise, straighforward and accessible introduction to the design of psychology experiments and the statistical tests used to make sense of their results. * Makes abundant use of charts, diagrams and figures. * Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics.

Using Biographical Methods in Social Research

Paperback, 18/05/2009, £40.99
The book's pedagogical features, practical focus and cross disciplinary theoretical perspective makes this an interesting, accessible and interactive as well as a provocative textbook for students and researchers

Carrying out investigations in psychology: methods and statistics

Paperback, 29/01/1995, £38.50
This is a complete text combining practical data collection, research and statistical analysis, plus how to write up reports. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches are discussed in-depth. This is an essential all-in-one text for students undertaking practical courses in AS/A2 psychology and undergraduates.

Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology 3ed

Paperback, 27/06/2013, £48.99
This is a comprehensive introduction to research methods and data analysis. The book assumes no previous knowledge of research methods or psychology and provides an accessible and jargon-free way into this frequently difficult topic area.

Social Research 4ed

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £33.99
This text successfully bridges the gap between theory and methods in social research, bringing understanding of the dynamics of social relations.

Basic SPSS Tutorial

Paperback, 21/04/2015, £22.99
This book provides the very basics for understanding SPSS and how to use it when analyzing data, and contains a number of examples of how to work with Versions 20-23.

Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project

Paperback, 22/03/2012, £32.99
While there are a number of books on qualitative psychological research, this book is unique as it leads students step-by-step through the process of using qualitative research for doing your project and writing your report.

Doing Mental Health Research With Children and Adolescents

Paperback, 25/09/2014, £32.99
Whether a research student or experienced researcher, this book explains how to conceptualise and ethically conduct research, analyse and theorise from multiple perspectives, and disseminate and publish.

Doing Your Social Science Dissertation

Paperback, 13/05/2009, £23.99
This book will help social science students with successful completion of their dissertation. A truly practical, step-by-step guide which will take students through the whole process from start to finish.

Introducing Psychological Research 3ed

Paperback, 27/11/2007, £42.99
This edition provides full summaries of the most important psychological research studies and includes an expanded section on methodology. The studies have been selected to highlight the major areas of psychology and studies are grouped under headings of social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology.

Study Skills for Psychology: Succeeding in Your Degree

Paperback, 18/05/2006, £25.99
Helping you to meet a range of study skills, this book tells you how to get the most from your lectures, exam preparation and project development, right through to contemplating and investigating future career options.

Understanding and using Statistics in Psychology

Paperback, 21/03/2007, £42.99
The perfect introductory resource, Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology will guide any student new to statistics effortlessly through the process of test selection and analysis.

Politics of Social Research

7, 09/03/1995, £47.99
Recent years have seen a growing range of challenges to the idea that research should be governed by the principle of value neutrality. In this stimulating and often controversial book, Martyn Hammersley weighs the arguments offered in support of these positions.

Rethinking methods in psychology

Paperback, 07/09/1995, £45.99
The widespread rejection of conventional theory and method has led to the evolution of different ways to gather and analyze psychological data. This text provides a guide to key effective methods, for example, semi-structured interviews, grounded theory, and discourse analysis.

Extending Social Research

Paperback, 01/12/2006, £25.99
This book is about the application, implementation and publication of social research. It focuses on the tasks of making findings available and ensuring that applied social research makes a difference to people's lives.

Simulation for the Social Scientist 2ed

Paperback, 01/02/2005, £33.99
Details the common approaches to social simulation, to provide social scientists with an appreciation of the literature and allow those with some programming skills to create their own simulations. This book presents the techniques of building computer simulations to assist understanding of social and economic issues and problems.

Unobtrusive Methods in Social Research

Paperback, 01/07/2000, £29.99
Offers a discussion of the role of unobtrusive methods in social research. This book explores the theoretical underpinnings of Webb et al's approach. It examines some of the ethical issues raised by the use of unobtrusive methods in social research. It also features a discussion of using the Internet as a tool for unobtrusive research.

Studying Psychology 2ed

Paperback, 24/08/2007, £28.99
Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. This second edition contains a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods.

Introducing data and research in psychology

Paperback, 20/05/1999, £22.99
This book shows how research design and data analysis are attainable and useful skills. It introduces both experimental and non-experimental methods of research and the analysis of data using both descriptive and inferential statistics.

Contextualism in Psycholocical Research

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £67.00
Providing a critical evaluation of the assets and limitations of contextualism for doing research in psychology and education, the authors compare contextualism, modified contextualism and mechanism as approaches to doing science, as well as their merits in studying closed versus open systems.

Cohort Analysis

Paperback, 16/02/2005, £22.99
Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, and illustrates appropriate methods with analyses of personal happiness and attitudes toward premarital and extramarital sexual relations. Finally, the book describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies and gives the criteria for appropriate data.

Interview Research in Political Science

Paperback, 24/04/2013, £27.99
A vital resource for graduate students in political science that provides discipline-specific training in selecting interviewees, conducting interviews, and using the data thus collected.

Understanding Social Statistics

Paperback, 18/01/2006, £45.99
Helping to take the fear out of the use of numbers in social research, the Second Edition of this bestselling textbook introduces students to statistics as a powerful means of revealing patterns in human behaviour. The book is full of up-to-date examples and illustrations using the latest SPSS software.

Guide to Methods for Students of Political Science

Paperback, 04/09/1997, £12.99
"Stephen Van Evera's Guide to Methods makes an important contribution toward improving the use of case studies for theory development and testing in the social sciences. His trenchant and concise views on issues ranging from epistemology to specific...

Navigating Academia: Writing Supporting Genres

Paperback, 15/03/2011, £16.95
"Volume 4 of the revised and expanded edition of English in Today's Research World."

Academic Writing: An Introduction

Paperback, 30/09/2014, £48.95
An updated edition of Janet Giltrow's rigorous but accessible guide to academic writing.

English for Writing Research Papers: 2016

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £15.99

Narrative Specimens for Human Sciences

Paperback, 12/02/2008, £47.99
Offers an overview of qualitative research based on interpreting stories. Designed to improve research practice, this title provides detailed discussions of four analytic methods: thematic analysis, structural analysis, dialogic/performance analysis, and visual narrative analysis. It also presents arguments about validation in case-based research.

Values in Evaluation and Social Research

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £47.99
Using the tools of philosophy and the insights from evaluation practice this book examines the concept of value in program evaluation. The authors analyze four views of facts and values in evaluation: those rooted in a fact-value dichotomy; those of radical constructivists; those of postmodernists; and those of deliberative democrats.

Managing Social Research

7, 17/11/2005, £56.99
Providing information for those planning to undertake social research, this book tackles the specific concerns and issues that often arise. It offers an introduction to areas such as project management, including commissioning research, preparing a tender or grant application, risk and stakeholder analysis, managing the field work and more.

Self Research: The Intersection of Therapy and Research

Paperback, 13/12/2013, £34.99
This books sets out the theoretical underpinnings of self-research and outlines examples of the methodology in different contexts.
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